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BROUGHTON, The Right Hon. Lord. (John Cam Hobhouse). TRAVELS IN ALBANIA AND OTHER PROVINCES OF TURKEY IN 1809 & 1810. £ 950.00

London. John Murray. 1855. 2 vols. pp. xii, 544; viii, 528. Frontis's, 13 plates and plans, some folded. 8vo. Full tan morocco with gilt decoration, hinges rubbed but firm, spines chipped at head and slightly sunned. All edges gilt. A new edition. With the bookplate of 'Charles W.G. Howard, The Gift of The Rt Hon. Sir David Dundas Knt. of Ochtertyre !877.' Volume1 is inscribed 'With the Author's compliments' and has a small pencil sketch og Hobhouse tipped in on the front free endpaper. This is dated 25 July 1848. Charles Wentworth George Howard was the 9th child of George 6th Earl of Carlisle and Georgina, daughter of the Duke of Devonshire. Georgina was Caroline Lamb's cousin and the 5th Earl of Carlisle, C. W. G. Howard's grandfather, was Byron's guardian. Chew p 376. This edition is the fourth edition of Hobhouse's A Journey through Albania first published in 1813

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